Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Sölden Glacier Festival

From May 1st to 4th Sölden's Glacier becomes a unique party zone to celebrate the end of the winter season. The program boasts a great variety of highlights, ski and snowboard tests of the 2008/09 winter equipment, live acts, and a lot of fun. Daredevils can win prize money at the ultimate Waterslide & Crazy Vehicle Contest held tomorrow. On Saturday you can enjoy on the Rettenbach glacier a great concert by Manfred Mann's Earth Band one of the most renowned groups performing songs and hits from the 70ies. The admission to the concert and the glacier stadium is free.
Sölden offers one of Austria's largest glacier areas. In the Rettenbach Glacier and Tiefenbach Glacier you can enjoy 38 kilometres of Ski Runs (25 blue and 13 red) served by 10 Ski lifts (3 gondolas, 2 chair lifts and 5 T-bar lifts). From October 11 to November 21, 2008 both glacier skiing areas are in operation for the Autumn & Pre-Winter Season (All ski lifts in operation from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm).